ATTENTION Incoming Students!

We’ve been hearing a lot from incoming Penn students – undergrads, grad students, and transfer students alike! We share your enthusiasm and we look forward to meeting and working with you in the fall!

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Summer with NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital

Haley Tjon, NUR ’24, Dublin, CA

This summer I externed at NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital as a student nurse extern. In a series of happy accidents, I found a home on my floor and a group of new friends among …

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My Mother-Baby Nursing Experience

Bergen Johnson, NUR ’24, Raleigh, NC

This summer, I had the opportunity to work as a Student Nurse Extern at NYU Langone in New York City. For nine weeks, I shadowed a nurse on NYU’s postpartum unit, helping to care …

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My Summer with Archaea

Felicitas Tananibe, COL ’26, Philadelphia, PA

During my spring semester of last year, I knew I had to work in a research lab. For the longest time, I had the dreamt of being surrounded by microscopes, algar plates, and pipettes. …

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Research in Cognitive Science

Petros Kaklamanis, COL ’24, Athens, Greece

During the summer I worked as an intern at the Computational Communicative Development Lab (CoCoDev) which is part of the Aix-Marseille University (Marseille, France).

As an intern at the Computational Communicative Development Lab, I …

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Experiencing the Inner-Workings of City Government

Joella Byerley, COL ’24, Easton, PA

This summer, I had the opportunity to work with the Managing Director’s Office of Health and Human Services (MDO-HHS) for the City of Philadelphia. The department develops strategies for cross-agency collaboration to help improve …

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Understanding the Science behind our Decision-Making Processes

Marcella Soewignjo, COL ’25, Bayside, NY

With an average of 86 billion neurons forming intricate networks, it can be agreed upon that the human brain holds a great deal of cognitive capacity. However, despite the many years of research that …

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Exploring Healthcare in a Cancer Center

Yuting Zhu, COL ’25, Shanghai, China

This summer I had to opportunity to work as a Performance improvement intern at Fox Chase Cancer Center, one of the oldest US cancer hospitals designated by National Cancer Institute. As an intern in …

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Life or Death

Abetzi Vazquez Ochoa, COL ’25, Houston, TX

This summer was filled with cells, drugs, and questions surrounding both the PIDDosome complex’s ability to activate with the degradation of its N-Terminal, and my ability to even answer that question.

I was …

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Intoxicating Research: Drunk Fruit Flies Can Tell Us About Alcoholism

Rokibat Bamidele, COL ’25, Philadelphia, PA

Fruit flies and humans do in fact share many similarities, and one that I recently learned of is how alcohol influences behavior. While alcohol studies in humans have been ongoing for many years with …

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A Summer of Research at CHOP

Leonardo Huang, COL ’24, Norwood, PA

During the summer, I was offered the opportunity to continue my research in the Canna Lab located at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia under the direct tutelage of Dr. Scott Canna. In addition to …

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